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File #: 060345-AAA    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 4/5/2006 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action: 12/14/2006
Title: Amending Chapter 9-600 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Service Businesses," to add new provisions to prohibit the sale, from certain retail establishments, of "blunts," "loosies," cigarette papers, cigars, and other items that may be otherwise legal but that are commonly used as drug paraphernalia, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember O'Neill, Councilmember O'Neill, Council President Verna, Council President Verna, Councilmember DiCicco, Councilmember DiCicco, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Nutter, Councilmember Nutter, Councilmember Kelly, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Miller, Councilmember Tasco, Councilmember Goode, Councilmember Clarke, Councilmember Ramos, Councilmember Kenney, Councilmember Krajewski
Code sections: 9-600 - Service Businesses, 9-622 - Cigarettes and Tobacco Products
Attachments: 1. Bill No.06034501, As Amended .pdf, 2. Bill No. 060345-AA03, As Amended on Floor.pdf, 3. Bill No. 060345-AAA04, As Amended on Floor.pdf, 4. CertifiedCopy060345-AAA04.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
1/23/20074 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
1/23/20074 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/14/20064 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
12/14/20064 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
12/14/20064 CITY COUNCIL PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
12/14/20064 CITY COUNCIL PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
11/30/20063 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
11/30/20063 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
11/30/20064 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED   Action details Not available
11/30/20064 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED   Action details Not available
11/30/20064 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
11/30/20064 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
11/16/20062 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
11/16/20062 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
11/16/20063 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED   Action details Not available
11/16/20063 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED   Action details Not available
11/16/20063 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
11/16/20063 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
11/2/20060 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/2/20061 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
11/2/20061 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
11/2/20061 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
11/2/20061 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
11/2/20062 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED   Action details Not available
11/2/20062 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED   Action details Not available
11/2/20062 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
11/2/20062 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
10/26/20060 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
10/26/20060 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
10/26/20060 Committee on Licenses and Inspections AMENDED   Action details Not available
10/26/20061 Committee on Licenses and Inspections REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
10/26/20061 Committee on Licenses and Inspections REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
5/25/20060 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
5/25/20060 Committee on Licenses and Inspections RECESSED   Action details Not available
5/25/20060 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
5/4/20060 CITY COUNCIL Referred   Action details Not available
5/4/20060 CITY COUNCIL Introduced   Action details Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 9-600 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Service Businesses," to add new provisions to prohibit the sale, from certain retail establishments, of "blunts," "loosies," cigarette papers, cigars, and other items that may be otherwise legal but that are commonly used as drug paraphernalia, under certain terms and conditions.
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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:


SECTION 1. Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended as follows:

TITLE 9. REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS.

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CHAPTER 9-600. SERVICE AND OTHER BUSINESSES.

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ยง9-622. Cigarettes and Tobacco Products.
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(5) Retail Businesses
(a) It shall be unlawful for any retail business to sell or furnish by gift, purchase or other means any of the following:
(.1) Any cigarette, cigar, tiparillo, cigarillo or other tobacco product, singly or in packages of fewer than three or other than in the package, box, carton or other container provided by the manufacturer, importer or packager which bears a health warning required by federal law, except that hotels, restaurants that seat at least 25 patrons, and specialty tobacco stores (as defined in Section 9-622(4)) may sell in small quantities cigars for which the retail price is at least one dollar ($1) per cigar;
(.2) cigar or cigarette rolling papers;
(.3) any tobacco item that can be considered "drug paraphernalia" under Section 9-629.
(.4) any flavored tobacco item including any flavored cigarette, cigar, tiparillo, cigarillo or other tobacco product, except that the term "tobacco product" shall not include a package of loose tobacco, snuff, chewing tobacco, dipping tobacco, or pipe tobacco, where the package is that provided by the manufacturer, importer or packager which bears a health warning required by federal law, and provided that this subsection (.4) shall not apply to cigarettes in packages of 20 or more included in the directory publish...

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